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BIRTHDAYS FOR ROBIN
Written by Helen Sewell. Illustrated by Helen Sewell.
Stock no. 1320438
Published by Robert Hale Limited. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition.

Robin wants a dog for his birthday.... Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations to every page. A picture book for small children. Covers are edge rubbed and a bit grubby. Light page browning and a very light musty smell to contents.

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DOWN THE BRIGHT STREAM
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1320437
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition.

Continuing the the story of the Little Grey Men who find themselves as refugees when they receive the appalling news that their beloved Folly is drying up and they must move at once. Fully illustrated with exquisite water-colours and fascinating little b/w sketches. 16 colour plates. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 200 pages. Wonderful! Spine and corners bumped. Some rubbing to covers. Name in blue biro to front free-endpaper. Some foxing to contents.

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MUFFIN'S SPLENDID ADVENTURE
Written by Annette Mills. Illustrated by Molly Blake.
Stock no. 1320436
Published by University of London Press Ltd.. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue covers with dark blue title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Light spotting to covers. Some light foxing to textblock. Light tobbaco smell to contents. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and lightly foxed.

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THE WIZARDS OF RYETOWN
Written by A. Constance Smedley; L. Agnes Talbot.
Stock no. 1320435
Published by Hurst & Blackett Ltd.. 1905. Almost very good condition.

A fairy tale. Brown cloth with black titles and dark brown vignettes. 269 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers grubby. Foxing throughout and some fingermarks. Light tobbaco smell to contents.

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THE DANDY MONSTER COMIC 1939 (FACSIMILE)
No author listed.
Stock no. 1320434
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1st 2006. Fine condition.

Special Facsimile Edition of the first ever Dandy annual originally published in 1938. Colour pictorial boards. Two-tone and b/w illustrations. 128 pages. ISBN: 9781845132170. Contained in slipcase.

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LET'S HAVE A BITE! A BANQUET OF BEASTLY RHYMES
Written by Robert L. Forbes. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1320433
Published by Overlook Duckworth. 1st USA 2010. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black titles. Colour illustrations throughout. Find the mouse in each illustration! ISBN: 9781590204092. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Light evidence of erased pencil to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly browned and edge rubbed. Remains of a sticky label to rear panel.

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STRUWWELPETER OR, MERRY STORIES AND FUNNY PICTURES
Written by Heinrich Hoffmann.
Stock no. 1320432
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1950. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine. Pictorial boards. 24 pages printed one side only. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Rear cover slightly grubby. Foxing and some fingering to contents. Light smell of tobacco to contents.

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THE CHILDREN'S BOOK OF HYMNS
No author listed. Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Stock no. 1320431
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1929. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette. Illustrated endpapers. 12 beautiful tipped-in colour plates. 84 pages. 10 x 7.5". A selection of popular hymns and musical scores. Spine bumped, corners rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned and foxed. Foxing to textblock.

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MRS ARMITAGE AND THE BIG WAVE
Written by Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320430
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Mrs Armitage and Breakspear the dog go surfing! Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0224046292. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. A tiny indentation to rear cover. Contents fine.

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FAVOURITE NURSERY TALES
No author listed. Illustrated by Frank Adams.
Stock no. 1320429
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1935. Almost very good condition.

Illustrated boards, brown cloth spine. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations depicting well known nursery tales. First story - Dick Wittingham, last story - The Little Match Girl. Unpaginated. 10.25 x 8". SPine and corners bumped and worn. Stain to rear cover. Some foxing to page margins.

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THE STORY OF MR KORAH
Written by Christabel Aberconway. Illustrated by Rex Whistler.
Stock no. 1320428
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Grey cloth with red spine. Gilt vignette to lower front corner. Delightful tipped-in colour plates and b/w drawings. How Mr. Korah is taken captive by an octopus but lives to tell the tale. Spine and corners bumped. A few light foxspots to textblock. Faint whiff of tobacco to contents. Dustwrapper is just a little grubby.

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THE SEVEN VOYAGES OF SINBAD THE SAILOR
Written by S.G. Hulme Beaman. Illustrated by S.G. Hulme Beaman.
Stock no. 1320427
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1926. Almost very good condition.

8 unique colour plates, b/w text illustrations. Orange cloth covers, blue vignette and titles. 71 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers grubby. Prize plate to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, textblock and prelims.

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